Score0-1 - Moderate to Large: Population size is imprecisely known but is believed to be >10,000 individuals.
CommentPopulation levels are poorly documented.
Score2 - Regional or State Endemic or Small Montana Range: Generally restricted to an area <100,000 sq. miles (equivalent to 2/3 the size of Montana or less) or Montana contributes 50% or more of the species’ range or populations OR limited to 2-3 Sub-basins in Montana.
Area of Occupancy
Score1 - Moderate: Generally occurring in 11-25 Subwatersheds (6th Code HUC’s).
CommentCurrently documented from 18 subwatersheds (6th code HUC), though likely occurs in more within sw Montana.
Score1 - Moderate: Species is restricted to a specific habitat that is more widely distributed or to several restricted habitats and is typically dependent upon relatively unaltered, good-quality habitat (C Values of 5-7).
Score0-1 - Stable to Minor Declines:
CommentTrends unknown, though populations are likely stable or experiencing only minor declines as its' habitat at higher elevations is less impacted.
Score0-1 - Low to Medium.
CommentThreats are probably minimal across the species' range.
Score0-1 - Low to Moderate Vulnerability.
Raw Conservation Status Score
4 to 8 total points scored out of a possible 19.